Understanding Muscles and Movement explains in easy-to-understand terms how the whole body moves together as an integrated system of muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments, and fascia; information essential for understanding the causes of problematic and limiting musculoskeletal imbalances. This course also explains the unique approach of The BioMechanics Method® in regard to understanding how gravity and ground reaction forces change the way the body moves - knowledge that is imperative for designing successful corrective exercise strategies.



In this course you will learn:

  • In-depth anatomy information about muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments and fascia, including specific muscle origins, insertions and functions
  • The difference between traditional and functional anatomy, and how gravity and ground reaction forces change the way a body moves
  • The major muscle groups that will dictate the exercise strategies used to improve musculoskeletal health and alleviate associated dysfunction
  • How to use anatomy and assessment findings to design and integrate corrective exercise programming into clients' training programs

Understanding Muscles and Movement contains:

  • Understanding Muscles and Movement digital text material
  • Understanding Muscles and Movement videos
  • Understanding Muscles and Movement online tests

Understanding Muscles and Movement is Module 2 of The BioMechanics Method® Corrective Exercise Specialist course available through FitPro. It is available for purchase as a standalone course to enable students to learn about the musculoskeletal system and how it can be negatively affected by imbalances whilst also providing an affordable option for those interested in earning a Corrective Exercise Specialist credential (i.e. TBMM-CES). The remainder of the TBMM-CES course components, which are also available through FitPro, includes:

The BioMechanics Method® Corrective Exercise Specialist course is a step-by-step learning program. It is recommended that the course modules be completed in order to optimise the learning experience. If you choose to complete all five components of the program, you will receive a certificate from The Biomechanics Method signifying your competency as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (TBMM-CES).

CPD/CEC Information

CIMSPA - 7
ACE – 1.4
PTA Global - 14
Fitness Australia - 6
Reps UAE - 9
CSEP – 15
NETA – 14
ISSA - 14
BOC - 6.5 Cat A
Virginia Board of Physical Therapy – 5.5 Type 1
ACSM – 14

(Please Note: ACE-approved courses are also eligible for CECs with NFPT, YMCA, NESTA, and WITS; Eligible for CECs with NASM and other organizations upon petition.)

Additional Information

This course contains online lessons, digital text material, step-by-step video instruction and demonstrations, client assessment forms, self-check activities, and online tests. When accessing the course, you will find a list of printable downloads with each lesson under the course downloads tab. Digital material not itemised in the downloads tab is not printable.

Purchase price includes all online materials, unlimited test retakes if needed, and 12 months access to the course itself. Paid access extensions are available if desired. Online courseware is non-refundable.

By purchasing The BioMechanics Method courseware through FitPro users agree to receiving email communications from The BioMechanics Method regarding their courseware purchase.

About The BioMechanics Method

The BioMechanics Method® (TBMM) educational courses are the fitness, exercise and health industry’s preferred choice for corrective exercise education. TBMM courses combine musculoskeletal assessments, functional anatomy information, corrective exercise techniques and life coaching strategies to create a simple system that makes it easy for professionals to help clients exercise effectively and move without pain and limitations.

The BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise Specialist (TBMM-CES) course is the highest-rated corrective exercise specialist certification based on independent reviews by verified professionals. It is the most comprehensive training program in the field of corrective exercise and related specialty areas such as orthopedic exercise, injury prevention, pain reduction and functional training.

Personal trainers, fitness professionals, coaches, athletic trainers, Pilates instructors, yoga teachers, physical therapists, massage therapists, doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, professional sports teams, coaches and college and university professors in over 70 countries use The BioMechanics Method.